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February 2021 ISSUE

The Failed Dianas

This episode features “The Failed Dianas” written by Monique Laban. Published in the February 2021 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/laban_02_21

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February 2021 ISSUE

The Failed Dianas

The hostess adjusts her glasses when I repeat my name and reservation time.
“Of course,” she says. “We’ve switched you from the balcony seating to the chef’s table. We hope you don’t mind.”
I follow her past the bar and four-tops to the back of the restaurant, where a row of line cooks mince parsley and knead [...]